Frederick Mario Fox Sr., a 56-year-old black man, died Friday, April 8, after he was shot in the 1500 block of East Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Around 9:30 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were flagged down by a passerby, who reported that a man was down in the middle of Lueders Park near East Rosecrans Avenue and North Bullis Road, said Lt. Steve Jauch.
The deputies found Fox lying in the grass with multiple gunshot wounds, Jauch said. No one reported seeing the shooting, he said, and there is no suspect information.
Fox was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:50 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
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